Monthly Archives: December 2011

Standard or Universal?

My mother is a second career nurse;  she graduated from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University in 1983.  I followed her in 1990.  We even shared some of the same professors.  She worked as a medical-surgical … Continue reading

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Merck Manual Online Apps

Merk Manual Professional Edition for the iPhone and iPad. I am not sure that I want the home version on my iPhone because it would only encourage my youngest child’s hypochondria. As a professional reference, I think it would be … Continue reading

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Protecting the Patient and Nurse: Infection Control, Biohazards, and Bloodborne Pathogens

On completing the RN Refresher program online module Unit 10. This topic is near and dear to my heart.  Before her retirement, my mother had an occupational needle-stick from an end-stage AIDS patient.  They were in the suite, and the … Continue reading

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Book nurse is blogging

I’m finding that being a 21st century student is somewhat more challenging than it was in the 80’s.  Then again, I’m also raising four children now and that presents its own challenges.  I am in the fourth year of  my … Continue reading

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